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Welcome to Sandra's Blog my escape is card making l took it up in 2007 after l retired from the Civil Service l am recently Widowed have 3 children all grown up and flown the nest Four grand children Tayla, Nathan, Poppy and Mila they keep me on my toes l adore then but it's always nice when they go home....lol l like making my own cards and enjoy the challenges it provides Sandra H xxx

Monday, 3 September 2012

40th Birthday

Forever Friends Fortnightly Challenge - No 44 Embossing 

Pixie's Crafty Snippets Challenge - 36 

Joanna Sheen Going Dotty 

Hello everyone and welcome have l got news for you!!
I was asked if l would like to take part as a Guest Designer for Forever Friends
And what an honour to be asked 
l jumped at the chance and said yes.....well wouldn’t you....lol
This Fortnightly challenge is Embossing
And here is my 1st card as a Guest Designer
For Forever Friends Challenge
Hope you like it
 White scalloped card
Blue card stock
Embossed folder “Tied together”
Added dots which l had left over from previous cards
Backing Paper & Image from
Forever Friends Collections Cd
Sentiment’s Computer Generated
Nellie’s Die
Card candy
3D Stick pads
And that just about covers it
Thank you for joining me in this fabulous challenge
Now it’s your turn why not click here and check out the
Dt Members and see their amazing cards where you can get
Some great inspiration
 I hope you enjoyed your visit and please do call again
The challenges l’m entering into are
Many thanks Sandra H xx


  1. This is gorgeous Sandra,love the image and fab papers.xxx

  2. This is gorgeous Sandra, I love the beautiful soft colours and the image.

    Hugs Julie x

  3. Congrats on the Guest DT position and what a fantastic card. Love that embossed folder you have used and how you added the dots at the joins.

  4. This is soooooo cute Sandra ! Love the cute image and the embossing ! Stunning ! Hugs, blessings and love from Catherine

  5. What a great card Sandra and congratulations. Cally

  6. Sandra, love that embossing with that sweet image. Soft pastel colors are lovely. Great card as GD, congrats!


  7. Delightful Sandra!! And well done too. Di xx

  8. What a great card Sandra! Love the embossing and that cute image. Altogether a fabulous card.

  9. That's so sweet! Congrats on your DT spot xxx

  10. This is gorgeous Sandra, love the embossing folder you've used. Well done on the GD spot too...it was well deserved. Carol x

  11. Great card Sandra
    Love Diane x

  12. so gorgeous sandra.i love the sweet image and soft colours :D

    xx coops xx

  13. Love this Layout and the image is brilliant.

    Joan x

  14. Hi Sandra, this is brilliant and well done on your GD spot..I've some FF stamps and will see if I can enter some time soon. Ruby x

  15. Great card, love the embossing folder and the sweet image.
    Congrats on the GD spot.

    Kath x

  16. Congrats on your GDT spot Sandra, love your fabulous card!
    Helen x

  17. This is just gorgeous. I love those Forever Friends bears and I love the light blue colour.
    Alicia xx

  18. Beautiful colour Sandra and a gorgeous card, perfect I love it.
    Well I popped the hoover over the place yesterday and then my DI paints were calling me so I painted instead of ironing :o)
    Have a great day, Hugs Teresa xx

  19. Hey sweetie, this is absolutely gorgeous, a perfect creation sweetie, huggles Pops x x x

  20. This is fab, just love the layout & papers they are great!
    Hugs Shell xx

  21. great image not seen this one, bet it is perfect for the intended, love the layout and such a great card
    Hugs Kate xx

  22. How cute and congrats on the well deserved guest spot. xx

  23. Congrats on your Gueat designer spot. That is one cute cqrd you have made. Hugs Mrs A.
    p.s Be careful whwere you tread in the playgorund. Mind the big hole.

  24. This is such a sweet male card, thanks for taking part in the Joanna Sheen Challenge this fortnight....

  25. Hi Sandra, thank you for all the lovely comments on my blog and your card is gorgeous and so cute!! You were interested in how to put an image onto a candle, well i thought i would send you to Pop's Cards tutorial http://popscards.blogspot.co.uk/2012/08/saturated-canary-challenge-little.html
    as i'm sure this will be better than me trying to explain. LOL!!
    Hazel xx

    1. Thank you l will follow this and check it out x

  26. Beautiful creation sweetie love the papers & image. Well done on your GDT post sweetie you sooooooooooo deserve it hun you really do.

    Lotsa hugs Vicky xxx

  27. Oh Sandra, congratulations on your guest designer spot! So deserved and so exciting. :o) Your card is stunning! I love the color and texture surrounding this sweet little bear. :o) Beautiful as always!

    Hugs and blessings!